Mental Health in Atlanta, GA

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Healthcare at a Glance in Atlanta, GA

Citizens of Atlanta are fortunate to live in a city with the top hospitals and healthcare systems in the state. Ranked #1 in Georgia by U.S. News is Emory University Hospital, part of Emory School of Medicine. Other leading hospitals include Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital, Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, and Northside Hospital-Atlanta. Large healthcare systems include Piedmont Healthcare, Grady Health, and Wellstar Health System. Grady Health includes the only Level 1 trauma center in Atlanta and Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center. Healthcare options for the underinsured and uninsured include Center of Health & Rehabilitation-Atlanta (focused on mental health and substance abuse disorders), Grant Park Family Health Center, Grady Health System Asa G Yancey Health Center, and HEALing Community Center. Medical Schools in the area include Emory School of Medicine and Morehouse School of Medicine.

Mental health FAQS

What is a mental health provider?

Mental health providers are trained to help you manage and care for your emotional and behavioral wellbeing. These providers can include a variety of mental health professionals, commonly including psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health counselors, and family and marriage counselors. An important distinction can be that a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who is trained to diagnose and treat mental illness with prescription medicine. A psychologist and other counselors typically have a masters degree, and are trained to treat through counseling. Whichever provider you choose, a mental health provider can be a crucial component in your overall health journey.